Programming Time and Date

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Time and Date
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Setting Up the Time and Date Options

1. Set the time, date, format, and DST options.

  1. 1021-01: System Time [System: Config: Setup: Date&Time (1021): Time]
    Set the system time.
    Option Description
    Time HH:MM:SS (system time in 24-hour format).
  2. 1021-02: System Date [System: Config: Setup: Date&Time (1021): Month : Day: Year]
    Set the system date.
    Option Description
    Date MM/DD/YY
    • MM for month (1-12)
    • DD for day (1-31)
    • YYYY for year (e.g., 2009)
  3. 1511-02: Clock Display Format [System: Options: Setup: Display (1511): Date/Time Display Format]
    Set the clock display format.
    Clock Display Format Options
    (Using Tuesday, 3/28/2006, 4:44PM as an Example)
    Option Display Format
    1 [Default]

    Tue March 28      4:44 PM


    4:44 PM      Tue March 28


    Tue March 28        16:44


    16:44        Tue March 28

    After changing the entry for the Clock Display Format, an extension user must either lift and replace the handset or receive an incoming call before their display will show the new format.
    Option Description
    1-4 Clock display formats 1-4. [Default] = 1.
  4. 1022-01: Automatic Daylight Savings Time Setting [System: Config: Setup: Time Zone (1022): Auto DST]
    Use this option to enable or disable the Automatic Daylight Saving Time adjustment.
    • If enabled, the system will automatically set the time back 1 hour at 2:00 AM on the first Sunday in November and set the time forward 1 hour at 2:00 AM on the second Sunday in March.
    • If disabled, this adjustment will not occur.
    Option Description
    No (0) Disabled.
    Yes (1) [Default] Enabled.

2. Set the Internet Time Service options.

  1. 1023-01: Time Server Enable [System: Config: Setup: Time Server (1023): Enable]
    This option enables or disables Internet Time Service.
    Internet Time Service requires that the DSX have access to the internet on TCP port 37. Be aware that opening ports in the site router to the internet may pose a security risk. If you are not familiar with the installation of network equipment and security, please contact a professional. It is not recommended that you connect the DSX directly to the internet.
    Option Description
    No (0) Disabled.
    Yes (1) [Default] Enabled.
  2. 1023-02: Network Time Server Name [System: Config: Setup: Time Server (1023): Server Name]
    This option is the IP address of the time server. Normally, you should not change the default entry.
    If you choose an alternate time server, be sure it is compliant with Time Protocol (RFC-868).
    Option Description
    Alphanumeric 48 characters max. [Default] =
  3. 1022-01: Automatic Daylight Savings Time Setting [System: Config: Setup: Time Zone (1022): Select Time Zone]
    Use this option to specify the time zone in which the system is installed.
    • The system must know the time zone in which it is installed so it can properly offset the time received from time server.
    Option Description
    0 Local (not for use with Internet Time Service).
    1 Atlantic
    2 [Default} Eastern
    3 Central
    4 Mountain
    5 Pacific
    6 Alaska